China and North Korea Place Significant Focus on Ground Troops
Created on October 7, 2013
Source: A New View of Asia
With 1.6 million troops, China has by far the largest ground forces in Asia, but that figure represents only 0.12 percent of their total population. Two spots behind is North Korea with just over 1 million troops, and with 4.1 percent of their nation’s entire population in the army, it is the region’s most militarized nation.